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Decades before Sandy, N.Y. warned

More than three decades before superstorm Sandy, a state law and a series of legislative reports began warning New York politicians to prepare for a storm of historic proportions, spelling out scenarios eerily similar to what actually happened: a towering storm surge, overwhelming flooding, swamped subway lines and widespread power failures. The Rockaway peninsula was deemed among the “most at risk.”

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